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Luncheon: Post-COVID Building Blocks—A Real Estate M&A Roundtable

Presented By: Smart Business Dealmakers

What impact did the global pandemic have on the real estate market, and how can you prepare for industry changes. A roundtable of experts offers their insight to the state of the industry.


Linda Gorens-Levey
General Capital Group

As a Partner at a leading real estate development firm, Linda has honed her skills in finance, credit, problem solving, networking, and collaboration to negotiate complex transactions. In her previous role as a Managing Director for a $14B global hedge fund, she contributed to asset growth, investment performance, and global expansion. Having benefited from the support and encouragement of mentors and advocates throughout her career, Linda pays it forward as a champion for women, young professionals, and a deep commitment to numerous civic and philanthropic organizations.


Tim Gokhman
Managing Director
New Land Enterprises

Tim is the Managing Director of New Land Enterprises – a boutique, pioneering real estate development firm specializing in mixed-use residential and commercial real estate. New Land focuses on creating built environments at the neighborhood scale, striving to create memorable spaces, focused on user experience, believing that cities thrive when they're diverse, walkable, and culturally vibrant. Recent innovations include Black Cat Alley, a defunct alley turned public arts space and Ascent – the tallest mass timber building in the world.

Tony Janowiec
President & CEO
Interstate Parking Company / Interstate Development Partners

Tony is the founder and CEO of Interstate Development Partners, an urban adaptive re-use real estate development firm specializing in experiential real estate transformations in Milwaukee, WI and Minneapolis, MN. Interstate Parking Company is a technology forward and consumer focused parking asset and transit management systems development, marketing and operations company specializing in operating over 250 parking assets containing over 65,000 parking spaces in a range of dynamic mixed use real estate projects throughout 13 U.S. cities.

Tracy Johnson
President & CEO
CARW - Commercial Association of REALTORS Wisconsin

Tracy is President and CEO for CARW – the Commercial Association of REALTORS® Wisconsin, a trade association of 900 commercial real estate professionals representing 100 M SF of real estate for sale or lease. She oversees the statewide commercial data platform and leads advocacy efforts for the commercial real estate industry. She is a board member of Ascension Wisconsin and the Transportation Development Association.

Scott Lurie
F Street Group

Scott is the founder of F Street Group, an investment company that includes a number of industry vertical investments, including real estate, hospitality, lending, and emerging markets. After graduating from George Washington University, Scott returned home to Milwaukee in 2004 and began investing in real estate. Since then, he’s created a number of investment-specific portfolios using the “F Street” brand, including Development, Hospitality, and Investments. As President of F Street Development, Scott has been the driving force behind acquiring the initial real estate assets and continues to look for new investments that meet his stringent criteria, while focusing on helping to improve the communities where he invests.

Conference Location

424 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Tel: (414) 273-8222